The Attorneys here at ABA LAW GROUP have close to 38 years of combined
experience in handling legal cases. If you have concerns or questions regarding
issues of Spousal Support, let one of our attorneys here at ABA LAW GROUP
set up a free consultations to review your case to determine your issues and
what would be the best direction to proceed.
During a divorce proceeding, the court may award spousal support to one of the
spouses. This award may be done in one of two ways. Either by agreement
between the both parties or by a court decision. These decisions can be
modified under certain circumstances.
Purpose of Spousal Support:
Spousal Support is generally order with the intent to limit any economic
disadvantage as a result of a divorce by providing the receiving spouse
continuing income who may be either a non-wage-earning or lower-wage-earning
than the paying spouse. The basis for the Spousal Support award to the
receiving spouse may be to also compensate that spouse who may have chosen
to forego any career opportunities to support the family. Based on this family
sacrifice, the receiving spouse may need time to develop job skills to support
themselves at the marital standard of living they once enjoyed while they were
There are different rules that apply to either long term marriages, 10 years or
longer, or short term marriages. There are also different rules which apply
towards temporary Spousal Support Order and Permanent Spousal Support
However, these issues can be easily navigated to determine what type of
Spousal Support award may be ordered by the court. If you have any questions
concerning Spousal Support, any one of our Attorneys here at ABA LAW
GROUP would be happy to set up a free consultation to discuss the details of
your case with you and determine what may be the best direction to proceed with
your case. One of our attorneys can appear in court with you to ensure you are
properly represented by arguing all points of your case to allow the court to take
all the facts and evidence into consideration.
If you have questions, please contact us so we can set up a free consultation so
we can evaluate your case and determine the best direction to proceed. Our
Attorneys here at ABA LAW GROUP have close to 38 years of legal experience.
Let us put that experience to work for you. Contact us at (818) 352-0800 or you
can make an appointment online.
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